Kgosi granted seized guns

Victory: The arms are to be released to the applicant within three days PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG.
Victory: The arms are to be released to the applicant within three days PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG.

Judge President of the High Court, Justice Abednigo Tafa has given the state three days ultimatum to return ex-spy chief, Isaac Kgosi’s seized guns. The judge ordered yesterday that Kgosi’s guns be returned to him because the applicant had demonstrated through uncontroverted evidence that the firearms in question were lawfully registered in his name.

“The arms are to be released to the applicant within three days from the date of this order. The evidence presented to the court clearly showed they were lawfully registered in his name. Such registration in my view showed evidence of ownership,” Justice Tafa said.

The judge explained that in the absence of evidence to the contrary, the court could not second-guess the ex-spy chief because the evidence was that the listed firearms were indeed collected from his custody.

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